The True Scandal in District 81:
Some day Mr McCampbell you will end your campaign of self serving attacks on this communities school district, and be a father for the sake of your children in lieu of your ego. Rather then using them as a tool you should embrace the never ending possibilities that are offered in this School District, and community. Let your children thrive as all children should! You have published more personal information in regard to your children then any member of any community. You should be ashamed of yourself in every way!
Again I apologize for posting something so harsh, but as a father, and grandfather I am sickened by how this man parades his children all over the internet for his own ego boosting purposes! These children deserve better!
In addition I am re-posting some information on Mr Roy F McCampbell just to remind everyone about who he is, and his stellar past
FACT: McCampbell and his wife caused so many difficulties to one of his children’s schools that the child was not allowed to continue attending! The word used was “Abuse”
FACT: McCampbell took advantage of misguided trust and breached every fiduciary duty in drafting and manipulating his employment contracts obtaining benefits never openly disclosed or knowingly authorised.
FACT: McCampbell took measures to cover up his actions and those of his administrative assistant and ultimately just blatantly stole compensation.
FACT: McCampbell, is credited with putting Bellwood Illinois in almost 100 million in debt.
FACT: McCampbell bullied insurance benefits that were never authorized or permitted, and $100,000 in insurance compensation between 2008-2009
FACT: McCampbell stole $20,000 in compensation in 2008
FACT: McCampbell stole $36,000 in compensation in 2009
FACT: McCampbell Authorized over $400,000 for his administrative assistant’s loyalty and cooperation between 2006-2009
FACT: McCampbell admitted to taking advantage of the village and actively covered up his true pay.
FACTS: The Defendant ROY F MCCAMPBELL is charged by Grand Jury Indictment with the felony offenses of 720 ILCS 5/16-1
- (Theft from Government in excess of $100,000, Class 1 felony),
- (Theft in excess of $500,000, non- probationable Class 1 felony).
- (Theft from Government in excess of $10,000, Class 1 felony),
- (Theft from Government in of $500, Class 3 felony)
- 720 ILCS 5/33-3 (Official Misconduct, CIBSS 3 felony)
FACT: Bellwood, Illinois filed the complaint in Cook County circuit court accusing Roy F. McCampbell of running village finances into the ground as he had control of the budget between 2005 and 2009 as comptroller, public safety director and corporation counsel. He was paid more than $1.5 million over this period, ending 2009 with a salary of $449,312.
FACT: “Defendant acted with reckless disregard for the rights and interests of the village in the performance of his duties while a village employee,” the sworn complaint stated. “As a result of his willful, wanton, and/or reckless conduct, the village suffered economic and non-economic damages.”
FACT: McCampbell’s child was dismissed from his school due to abuse of the staff by him and his wife.
FACT: McCampbell has filed many unsubstantiated complaints against the school district and its staff, and continues to do so. (more on this in future blog posts)
FACT: McCampbell has stalked teachers and staff on repeated occasions. Including people that have already resigned.
FACT: McCampbells repeated unsubstantiated complaints, and delaying tactics have cost this town and its tax payers hundreds of thousands of dollars.
FACT: McCampbell has used his knowledge as a lawyer to intimidate residents who stand up and defend their children’s education.
FACT: McCampbell has made regular and continuous unfounded accusations against members, and employes of this community with various state organizations.
FACT: McCampbell still practices law despite his ethical breaches while employed by the village of Bellwood
From 2005 to 2009 McCampbell served as
Comptroller – A comptroller is a management level position responsible for supervising the quality of accounting and financial reporting of an organization. McCampbell recommended and orchestrated the village taking on over $98,000,000 in debt. He was hired in 2000 as village comptroller and began abusing his authority in 2005, the village says.
Executive director of the Bellwood Property Commission – The Property Commission constitutes the towns Board of Equalization and Review for the valuation and taxation of property in the said town. Claims that a failed redevelopment project involving a new Wal-Mart store and Metra station landed the Village in $100 million in debt. The village says the project was introduced and overseen by McCampbell, who persuaded it to issue bonds, take out bank loans and buy up properties at inflated costs without a viable developer.
Chief executive of the Public Safety Department – Tasked with providing leadership and direction to the sworn members and civilian employees of a police department. Bellwood claims McCampbell hired a “preferred vendor” of the West Central Municipal Conference (WCMC) to install a wireless surveillance system throughout Bellwood, for $4 million in equipment and technology services. “McCampbell was the treasurer of the WCMC from 1984 to 2010,” the complaint states. The village claims the $4 million system is outdated and poorly maintained, and that “The specific terms [of the agreement] are not known by the village.” What’s more, “The cameras failed to capture images relating to crimes, accidents and incidents that it was intended to capture,” the complaint states.
Finance director – The finance director is typically responsible for coordinating, supervising and directing the financial activities of the town. The village claims that McCampbell destroyed its credit so thoroughly it was unable to get credit to lease a truck.
budget director – A budget director oversees an organization’s revenue and expense process. $98,000,000 in debt.
Human Resources director – The Human Resources Director guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire company. The village claims McCampbell paid a payroll clerk for unearned overtime hours during his stint as human resources director. Her yearly salary should have been $35,000-$45,000, the complaint states. “However, this employee was paid between $100,000-$150,000 per year,” the village alleges. It claims that “McCampbell had specifically approved this employee to be paid for a significant amount of overtime hours that she did not earn.” raised his own salary by 700 percent.
Chief administrator and financial officer for the Bellwood Opportunity Development Corporation – Energetic administration and committed trustees, of Bellwood lay a solid foundation and prepare for the future through economic development projects, infrastructure improvements, public safety initiatives, and quality services. “There has been virtually no redevelopment in the village.
Assistant to the mayor – Under general direction, performs advanced administrative and professional management work in support of the Mayor in the areas of research, communications, public relations, project management and administration; assures the flow of accurate information in a timely and efficient manner; performs related duties as assigned. See all other points!
Corporation counsel – McCampbell acted as corporation counsel and staff attorney simultaneously from 2007 to 2009 without approval from the village board, breaching his ethical duties to Bellwood, the village says. At the same time, the village claims, it was paying an outside law firm $800,000 per year in legal fees.
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